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You Don't Have to Be Vegan to Eat a Plant-Based Diet

March 9, 2018

 

 

 

 

Read As Much As You Can

 

Transitioning to a plant based lifestyle doesn't have to mean you’re adopting a vegan lifestyle, you’re just following your roots to being plant based. Education is key when adopting a plant based diet. You don’t have to be vegan to eat plant based, and you should know what can help you stay healthy once you go full plant based. You’ll want to know all the optimal ways to keep your body nourished. Follow vegan and plant based blogs, magazines, youtube channels, forums, and plant based diet celebrities.

 

Be Positive

 

A positive outlook and low stress in your life can mean the difference when adopting a new lifestyle. Go international when you experiment with recipes and foods. Opening your palate, taste buds and foodie horizon to new, fun recipes can help you easily transition.

 

Always Add Before You Subtract

 

You can still enjoy things like cheese, coffee creamer, and milk - you just need to explore alternatives. Positively incorporate whole grain, beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, and tofu into your diet. Explore ways to incorporate your favorite recipes on plant based recipe websites. For instance, if you love Indian and paneer sub tofu. There are always ways to get creative and still feel full in your new plant based life.

 

Motivation Through Social Media

 

Social media doesn’t have to be painful or ugly. You can find motivation to stick with your plant based diet by joining facebook groups or local in person groups. You’ll find daily reminders, recipes, and motivation to stick with your lifestyle changes. You will likely feel the need to cheat in the beginning and groups can help you stick to it!

 

Go With Small Changes

 

Small changes are the way to stick with the diet and fully transition into the lifestyle, Start slow. Rome wasn’t made in a day, and transitioning into any new lifestyle and eating habits should be treated the same way. You’re more likely to be successful if you don’t trigger cravings by not allowing yourself to eat certain foods when your body is mentally craving those foods.

 

Thanks so much for reading! If you ever have any questions, please feel free to reach out by emailing krooszyoga@gmail.com 

 

Gratefully,

 

Nicole

 

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